Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho (Brazil)

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Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho (Brazil)

 

Sao Paulo State University – UNESP is a very large university in Brazil with camp in 24 cities, 29 institutes, more than 50,000 students, 3,600 faculty members and an annual budget of ~ US$ 1 billion. The facilities are comprised of ~ 1 million m2 of laboratories, libraries, classrooms, etc. There is a strong structure for research and aquaculture is one the main fields.

 

The Aquaculture Centre have facilities in 7 different cities and studies focus on different aspects of biology and culture of microalgae, zooplankton, prawns, fish, frogs and alligators. Recirculating and flow-thought systems have been developed to improve profitability and sustainability of monoculture and integrated multi-trophic culture. Genetics, nutrition, pathology, carrying capacity, bioenergetics, bio-economy, circular economy, and sustainability measurements are the main fields.

 

Follow the latest updates of AquaVitae activities in the UNESP on its Instagram profile: https://www.instagram.com/aquavitaeh2020_unesp

Partners / Researchers

Wagner C. Valenti

Senior research scientist and professor in Sao Paulo State University, Brazil for 32 years and Fellow of the World Aquaculture Society. At present, he is Executive Director of the UNESP Innovation Agency, Executive Editor of Aquaculture Report (Elsevier) and Associate Editor of International Aquatic Research (Springer) and heads a research network on sustainable aquaculture.

He has coordinated more than 30 funded projects on Aquaculture and has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles, books and book chapters. He has been involved directly in the organisation of numerous national and international conferences and has been selected as the keynote or plenary speaker on several occasions. He has managed Ph.D. Programs, technology transfer to the industry, public policies and many other activities focusing on aquaculture.

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Guilherme Wolff Bueno

Research scientist and professor in Sao Paulo State University, developing aquaculture projects and work on Bio-economics and System Management. He has coordinated more than 10 funded projects on Aquaculture and has published over 35 peer-reviewed scientific articles, books and book chapters. He is enrolled with private and government sectors in tasks to estimate the carrying capacity and monitor environmental impacts in reservoirs and fish farms.

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Patricia Moraes Valenti

Professor at the PhD Program in Aquaculture, UNESP, since 2013 and Director of the World Aquaculture Society since 2015. Formerly, Coordinator of Freshwater Prawns Working Group managing R&D and public policy tasks. She has published more than 20 articles and book chapters on aquaculture.

Sergio Ricardo Batlouni

Research Scientist at and professor in Sao Paulo State University, Brazil; coordinates research projects on fish reproduction and has published over 35 peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters. Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Aquaculture Center. He has managed Ph.D. and MS graduate programs on aquaculture.

Alessandra Augusto

Research Scientist at the UNESP’s Aquaculture Center. Her expertise is on Physiology Applied to Aquaculture, Comparative Physiology and Ecophysiology, working mainly on energy budget, carrying capacity, excretion of N and P, osmoregulation and climate change.

Ivan Nunes

Research scientist and professor in Sao Paulo State University. He has headed two funded projects (USA and Brazil) and has published over 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles. His expertise includes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Tania Costa

Research scientist and professor in Sao Paulo State University. Associated Editor of Nauplius. She has published more than 30 articles and coordinated 4 funded projects. Her expertise includes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.